RML takes its Ferrari 250 SWB replica out for some track tests
British car restorer RML has finished building the pilot example of its long-awaited Short Wheelbase, which strives to be the perfect imitation of the legendary Ferrari 250 GT. The car hit the Millbrook Proving Ground for some tests.
From the technical point of view, the restomod runs on Ferrari 550 Maranello chassis and draws power from its 5.5-liter V12. A six-speed manual transmission and a limited-slip differential convey up to 485 PS (478 hp / 357 kW) and 570 Nm (419 lb-ft) of torque to the rear wheels. Thanks to a lightweight all-carbon body, the coupe only needs 4.1 seconds to sprint 0-100 km/h (0-62 mph). The top speed lies at 290 km/h (180 mph).
Pre-orders are already running starting from £1,350,000 before any taxes or options. As prohibitive as the pricing may seem, it still pales in comparison to that of the original 250 GT, sometimes by an order of magnitude.
Editor Andrew Raspopov
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